"A" by Louis Zukofsky

By Louis Zukofsky

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The enormous life-poem via probably the most very important American poets of the 20 th century. River that needs to flip complete after I cease death tune, my tune, elevate grief to song gentle as my loves' notion, the few ill So ill of wrangling: hence weeping, Sounds of sunshine, remain in her holding And my son's face - this a lot for honor - from " 'A'-11" this is the full of Louis Zukofsky's epic masterpiece "A". No different poem within the English language is stuffed with as a lot day-by-day love, gentle, mind, and tune. As William Carlos Williams as soon as wrote of Zukofsky's poetry, "I listen a brand new track of verse stretching out into the future."

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The common air includes [A-6] 26 Events listening to their own tremors, Beings and no more than breath between them, Histories, differences, walls, And the words which bind them no more than "So that," "and" The thought in the melody moves A line, flash of photoplay. - "When you're phosphates, They'll look you up and discover J. S. B. was a Latin instructor Some individual you were ! " , Croaked Mr. Anybody. Tastes: Men of forty kiddin' themselves in blue overalls, With little blue and red trucks.

By day Miniature of white spires, roofs, A bridge . . cobweb, no, a bridge, if you look hard ; Springtime when the energy under yoke freed, [A-6] Wind poking the new green Is a prelude to the Passion "J. S. " And to rise in the morning, Like nothing on earth, Sounded contacts, "You must certainly love us to come each Sunday, What have we Remembering J . S . B . " The fir trees grew round the nunnery, The grille gate almost as high as the firs, Two nuns, by day, passed in black, like Hooded cameras, as if photographing the world.

The sailors i n the carousel looking for a place to bury - Ricky; Seaweed, fellow voters, and spewn civic sidewalks. Thus one modernizes His lute, Not in one variation after another; Words form a new city, Ours is no Mozart's Magic Flute Tho his melody made up for a century And, we know, from him, a melody resolves to no dullness But when we push up the daisies, The melod y ! the rest is accessory: My one voice. My other: is An objective - rays of the object brought to a focus, An objective - nature as creator - desire for what is objectively perfect Inextricably the direction of historic and contemporary particulars.

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